Aw, Shucks: Grilled Lemon and Herb Corn on the Cob Recipe


Grilled Lemon and Herb Corn on the Cob Recipe

Corn on the cob is a summer staple at our house. And we’ve been grilling it a lot lately because it’s so easy to grill it with the rest of our meal (which has been consisting of a whole lot of turkey burgers lately). So, today’s recipe seems pretty appropriate: grilled corn on the cob with lemon herb seasoning. It’s delicious, I promise!

The seasoning that we used for this is the same as one for the lemon herb french fry recipe. So, you can make a big batch of the seasoning and use it for fries, corn, and other items (I’ve been meaning to try it with mashed potatoes).

Here’s how to make your own grilled lemon and herb corn on the cob…

Grilled Lemon and Herb Seasoning for Corn on the Cob


– corn on the cob – washed, shucked and de-silked
– homemade lemon & herb seasoning (get the recipe here)
– (optional) melted butter – approximately 1 tbsp per ear of corn


Preheat the grill for about 10 minutes with a medium flame.

Place the corn cobs on the grill, spaced about 2 inches apart so that they’re easy to turn.

If, you’d like to add butter, lightly baste the tops of each corn cob with the melted butter. Be careful – too much butter can cause a flare-up. If you do have a flare-up, move the corn from the flames to a different area of the grill temporarily or spritz the flames with water.

Periodically rotate the corn and baste the tops. The corn is ready when it’s golden yellow with some grill marks.

Turn off the grill. Move the corn from the grill to a large plate or baking sheet and season immediately with homemade lemon and herb seasoning.

Grilled Lemon and Herb Corn on the Cob Recipe

Grilled Lemon and Herb Corn on the Cob Recipe

Recipe by Linda Jednaszewski
Photography and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

What kind of foods do you make on the grill during the summer months?

16 comments | Click here to reply

I love corn on the cob and this looks absolutely delicious!

Myrthe | July 20th, 2015 at 8:55 am

Thanks Myrtle.

Brittni | July 20th, 2015 at 9:00 am

This corn looks fabulous! We’re going to have to try this next time we have corn!

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Paige | July 20th, 2015 at 9:05 am

Thanks Paige. Yes, definitely give it a try. It’s so easy to make.

Brittni | July 20th, 2015 at 9:34 am

Truth be told, I’m not the biggest corn on the cob person but this lemon and herb version looks DEVINE!! I gotta try it!
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Kelly @ Studio DIY | July 20th, 2015 at 10:44 am

It’s definitely worth a try, Kel! Who knows, it may just convert you. 🙂

Brittni | July 20th, 2015 at 10:46 am

These look so good! x
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trudy | July 20th, 2015 at 11:25 am

Thanks Trudy!

Brittni | July 20th, 2015 at 1:29 pm

mmmm my mouth is watering…I have to say one of my favorite things is grilled corn, of any kind!

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Amber Magus | July 20th, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Totally making this:)

Anna @ IHOD | July 20th, 2015 at 9:47 pm

This look so delicious. I’ll have to try this next time

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Vicky | July 20th, 2015 at 11:45 pm

Your recipes always look so delicious! Corn is my favourite and this looks so yummy! <3

xx Jia,

honey&gazelle | July 21st, 2015 at 5:03 am

Wow, such an easy twist to corn! I definitely have to try this when I get settled in my new place. Thanks!

Candace | July 21st, 2015 at 7:34 am

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Link Love Sunday | Add A Little | August 23rd, 2015 at 5:04 am

Amazing photos and great recipe! Thank you 🙂

Margherita | August 23rd, 2015 at 5:56 am
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